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Assange speaks out: US drums up case against me, time running out

3y ago


The world's top whistleblower says he's optimistic about his political asylum bid. In his first public comment since walking into the Ecuadorian embassy in London with a request for sanctuary, Julian Assange also said the U.S. was building a case against him over leaked cables. He applied for refuge as he faces extradition from Britain to Sweden, which could eventually see him transferred across the Atlantic. WATCH Julian Assange's interview with Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa here Subscribe to RT! Watch RT LIVE on our website Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Google+ RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 500 million YouTube views benchmark.